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Binding Financial Agreements in De facto relationships – 100% Watertight or Not?

Submitted by Jamesnoble on Wed, 05/11/2022 - 01:21

Binding Financial Agreements in De facto relationships
If you are in a de facto relationship and cohabitating with your partner, entering into Binding Financial Agreements is the only protection you can have ahead of time to safeguard the assets you “walked” into the relationship with.

This is particularly important if there is a large difference between your financial position and your partner’s financial position.

What are Subpoenas in Family Law Matters?

Submitted by Jamesnoble on Mon, 05/09/2022 - 02:59

It is common in family law proceedings for Subpoenas to be issued to third parties seeking information that is relevant to the proceedings. Such information is considered to be independent and can be very useful in proving or substantiating a parties claim.

In the case of property settlements, subpoenas may be required to be issued to a bank or accountant for documents relevant to the dispute, perhaps if it is suspected that a party is hiding an asset or not disclosing their true financial position or all financial documents that are required.

Mental Health Conditions and Parenting Arrangements in Family Law Proceedings?

Submitted by Jamesnoble on Tue, 04/26/2022 - 23:57

How Do Mental Health Conditions Affect Family Law Proceedings?

If you have been diagnosed with a mental health condition, this can impact both child welfare/parenting arrangements addition to property disputes. However, a mental health condition does affect or have relevance to divorce proceedings (family law proceedings) (provided there are no children in the relationship).

Mental Health in Parenting Disputes

How To Choose the Best Family Lawyer?

Submitted by Jamesnoble on Thu, 04/14/2022 - 22:03

Do They Specialise In Family Law?
Some law firms are highly specialised, while others seem to try to cover virtually every possible aspect of the law. When it comes to family law, you want to choose a firm that specifically deals with, and has extensive experience in, family law.

A team dedicated to family law will possess a deep understanding of both the legal processes involved, but just as importantly, they’ll also be more sympathetic and understanding regarding your current situation. You need someone who’ll lend a sympathetic ear as much as you’ll need legal guidance.

What are the Family Law Act amendments from Federal Government ?

Submitted by Jamesnoble on Wed, 04/13/2022 - 23:27

Family Law Act amendments from Federal Government
Family Law Act amendmentsThe Family Law Act amendments occurred in 2002 to deal with superannuation. It gave power to the Court to deal with superannuation entitlements.

The amendments allowed the Court to transfer entitlements in the fund of one of the parties to the other. The person receiving the benefit of the entitlement in the other party’s fund would keep that entitlement in the fund or roll the entitlement out into a fund of that party’s choosing.

The Dangers of Social Media in Family Law Disputes

Submitted by Jamesnoble on Mon, 04/11/2022 - 00:02

Dangers of Social Media
The rise of social media is impacting various areas of law, particularly family law proceedings. While sharing a social media post may seem harmless, a recent Family Law Review found that 81% of cases accepted social media evidence. There is no denying that an impulsive post can seriously affect the outcome of your matter.

What Type of Social Media Evidence is Used?

Family law matters may use the following types of social media evidence:

James Noble Family Law – A Brisbane Law firm

Submitted by Jamesnoble on Fri, 04/08/2022 - 00:33

Welcome to Brisbane’s newest law firm with more experience than just about any other.

Accredited Specialist James Noble has been practicing in the Family Law field for about 40 years. What he doesn’t know about family law in Brisbane and Australia is not worth knowing.

The James Noble Family Law name is changing to reflect the new direction the firm is taking in expanding its law services. Combined with the introduction of a well experienced and respected lawyer to join with James at the helm of the Family Law giant in Brisbane, things are on the up and up.

We Got Divorced and She Took My Dog

Submitted by Jamesnoble on Wed, 04/06/2022 - 23:05

When a relationship ends there is a lot of focus on the pain and strain of separation and divorce, as well as negotiating parenting plans, child visitation rights, and the division of property, assets, and liabilities. Of course, all of these things are extremely important, but what about the pets law? Who gets to keep the family’s beloved cat or dog?

Many people these days think of their pets as furry little children. They are just as important as any other family member and are treated as such.


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